According to media reports, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began releasing water late Thursday night from the Lake Proctor Dam after the lake rose to critical levels, causing water to surge down the Leon River toward Gatesville at 1,100 cubic feet per second. Read more
HARKER HEIGHTS — The Killeen-Fort Hood League of United Latin American Citizens Council 4535 held its annual 2018 LULAC Benefactors Reception dinner Thursday night at Ari’s Italian Restaurant in Harker Heights. The reception was held to recognize those who have helped the organization provid… Read more
HARKER HEIGHTS—U.S. Rep. John Carter stood before about 50 Friday who attended a luncheon in which the congressman touched upon national debt, impact aid, healthcare and a wide array of other topics. Read more
A 39-year-old Killeen man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly stealing multiple items, including a handgun. Read more
Killeen ISD and Harker Heights police are searching for a man they say exposed himself to a female student Friday in the parking lot of Harker Heights High School. Read more
A boil water notice has been issued for Monday, Oct. 22, at 8 a.m. for residencies within 1701-2202 Shoemaker Drive and 1702-2106 Sherman Drive, according to a statement from the city of Killeen. Read more
The Killeen Independent School District announced Friday that KISD has earned a perfect score of 100 from the Texas Education Agency for taxpayer accountability. Read more
There were more questions than answers Tuesday during a Killeen City Council discussion on adopting an ordinance that could free homeowners from costly repairs to sewer service lines in the public right-of-way. Read more
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Houston-based public accounting firm McConnell & Jones publicly presented the conclusions of its management audit Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, and with it, a 173-page report detailing problems and recommendations within city finances.
Better pay for Killeen’s employees. That was the intent was behind salary hikes in fiscal years 2014 and 2015, based on a consultant’s study that showed public safety employees, such as police and firefighters, were paid below market, and that 70 percent of overall city employees weren’t ade… Read more
When it comes to the cost of war, many Americans tend to think of money. Just how much of our tax dollars has the government spent so far in 17 years? Read more
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jesus Aguilar and the Milwaukee Brewers forced the NL Championship Series to Game 7, bolting to a big lead and handing it to their dominant bullpen in a 7-2 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night. Read more
Christine Hayward, an independent beauty consultant, shows off the gift certificate she won Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, during a Coffee & Commerce event at the Copperas Cove Leader Press in Copperas Cove.